Name ECHOLS, John
Born March 20 1823, Lynchburg VA
Died May 24 1896, Staunton VA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician
War Service 1861 recruiting, Lt. Col. of 27th Virginia, First Manassas, Col., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Kernstown (w), April 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Army of Southwestern Virginia, New Market, Cold Harbor, commanded Dist. of Southwest Virginia.
Post War Career Lawyer, banker, railroad executive.
Name ECTOR, Matthew Duncan
Born February 28 1822, Putnam Cty GA
Died October 29 1879, Tyler TX
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician
War Service 1861 Pvt., brigade adjutant, 1862 Col. of 14th Texas Cavalry, August 1862 Brig. Gen., Bragg's invasion of Kentucky, Richmond KY, commanded 1st Bde/McCown’s Divn at Murfreesboro, Vicksburg campaign, Chickamauga, commanded Ector’s Bde/French’s Divn in Atlanta campaign (w), defence of Mobile (s).
Post War Career Lawyer, judge.
Name ELLIOTT, Stephen Jr.
Born October 26 1830, Beaufort SC
Died February 21 1866, Aiken SC
Pre-War Profession Planter, politician.
War Service 1861 Capt. of Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, Fort Sumter, Port Royal, Lt. Col., chief of artillery in Third Military District, Col. of Holcombe's Legion at Petersburg , May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Evans’ Bde/Gordon’s Divn at the Crater (w), Bentonville (w).
Post War Career Elected to SC legislature, but died before taking office.
Notes Experimented with torpedoes off Charleston.
Name ELZEY (JONES), Arnold
Born December 18 1816, Somerset Cty MD
Died February 21 1871, Baltimore MD
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1837 (dropped the name Jones), Seminole uprising, Mexican War, command of US Arsenal at Augusta GA in 1861.
War Service 1861 Col. of 1st Maryland, First Manassas, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded 4th Bde/Ewell’s Divn in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Gaines' Mill (w), December 1862 Maj. Gen., command of the Dept of Richmond, chief of artillery in Army of Tennessee.
Post War Career Farmer
Name EVANS, Clement Anselm
Born February 25 1833, Stewart Cty GA
Died July 2 1911, Atlanta GA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, judge, politician
War Service November 1861 Maj. of 31st Georgia, April 1862 Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Days (w), Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville (w), Gettysburg (w), Wilderness, Spotsylvania, May 1864 Brig. Gen., Monocacy (w), commanded Gordon’s Divn/II Corps at Petersburg, Appomattox.
Post War Career Minister, editor of Confederate Military History 1899.
Name EVANS, Nathan George "Shanks"
Born February 3 1824, Marion SC
Died November 23 1868, Midway AL
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1848, frontier duty.
War Service February 1861 Maj. in South Carolina provisional army, Fort Sumter, First Manassas, Col., Ball's Bluff, October 1861 Brig. Gen., Second Manassas, commanded a division temporarily in the Sharpsburg campaign, Vicksburg campaign, tried for intemperance and disobedience, acquitted but lost command, returned to duty 1864, fled Richmond with President Davis.
Post War Career High school principal.
Name EWELL, Richard Stoddert
Born February 8 1817, Georgetown DC
Died January 25 1872, Spring Hill TN
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1840, Mexican War, resigned May 1861.
War Service 1861 Lt. Col. of Virginia forces, staff Col. in Confederate army, June 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde at First Manassas, January 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Ewell’s Divn in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas (lost a leg at Groveton), May 1863 Lt. Gen., commanded II Corps, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, retired due to poor health, Richmond defences, Sayler's Creek (c).
Post War Career Farmer.
Notes Blamed for not taking Cemetery Hill on July 1.
On the Internet General Richard Stoddert Ewell
Martin, Samuel J The road to glory : Confederate General Richard S. Ewell Indianapolis, Guild Press of Indiana 1991